Second Second Chance Saturday: Week 221

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Education & Training with Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.

"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."
-Carol Williams   
 

Believe You Can 
By: Lou Ludwig
"As I see it..." 

Google My Business Shutting Down and More Updates For 2022 
By: PeterMark SEO 
"Google My business announced yesterday that it's being renamed from Google My Business to Google Business Profile, and the Google My Business mobile app is going away in 2022." 

5 Things That Can Unexpectedly Raise Your Taxes
By: Allan Rolnick 
"These five factors can unexpectedly raise your taxes owed at the end of the year."  

How To Improve Your Real Estate Website User Experience By Finding Cached Images 
By: Realtyna Inc 
"One main challenge that real estate websites face with SEO and ranking high on Google search results is resolving issues regarding cached images."  

Celebrate Your 2021 Accomplishments
By: Denise Lones 
"This is not the year to rate yourself in terms of number of homes sold or referrals you received. This is the year to celebrate. Celebrate what?" 

Help Stressed-Out Clients: Relationship Focused Real Estate Marketing 
By: Darcia Armstrong 
"Unless it’s a balanced market, there’s often stress on one side of the transaction or the other."  

What is Working and What Is Not in Marketing For Me
By: Will Hamm 
"Any suggestions for next year?"  

Double Feature:
Zoom Call With Katerina Gasset - 5 Latest Things Happening In SEO 
By: Ed Silva 
"The information came out at a pace that was fast and furious and while taking notes, I would wonder if I would ever understand what was being offered."   

Outside Feature:
The 7-Step Real Estate Marketing Plan   
By: Daniel Ramsey 
"In this industry, you’re not merely selling a product but essentially selling yourself. Your main goal is to convince your leads & potential clients that you’re the most qualified agent to sell or find them their home." 

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Don't miss these upcoming Zoom meetings 

November 16th - Scott Seaton (Inspection Nightmares)

November 23rd - Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573  (YouTube Tricks)

November 30th - Ben Kinney (Changes, Vision & Sharing our Venue With Others)

December 7th - Jack Carter (How To Pay For Real Estate From Apple Pay to Zelle) 

December 14th - Thom Abbott (Condo Nightmares)

December 21st - Carol Williams (Epic Road Trip - Connecting Through Travel)

December 28th - Matt Klinowski & Nikisha Green (Golf Course Communities)

January 4th, 2022 - Debbie Reynolds & Jeff Dowler (Panel: Why I Choose To Live In the Suburbs / Seaside)

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Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting
Arizona... You are NO LONGER on the same as Pacific time
11:00 a.m.    Pacific
12:00 p.m.    Mountain
  1:00 p.m.    Central
  2:00 p.m.    Eastern time 

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Be sure not to miss these ActiveRain weekly series:


Kathy Streib's Posts Just For You - This Week at ActiveRain.
  (Published every Sunday) 

Bill Spears Ask An Ambassador (Published every Tuesday)

Debb Janes' YouTube Thursdays   

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- Carol Williams

Retired: Real Estate Broker/Owner, Property Manager 
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Comments (59)

Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

I love all of this and I can't pick which one is the best

Nov 14, 2021 09:39 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Thank you for sharing your favorite blogs for the week, Carol! I have some good reading to do - including Peter's Google My Business one - YIKES! I had NO idea and I am a huge proponent (and user) of GMB!! 

See you tomorrow! 😘

Nov 15, 2021 06:24 AM
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860 - Silver Spring, MD
Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS

So glad to see your Second Chance Saturday post back Carol Williams! And to see your name in the line-up of Zoom presenters - which looks super interesting, and I plan to make it most if not all Tuesdays.  

Nov 15, 2021 10:15 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

Hello Carol Williams, So glad to have you back where you belong. See you tomorrow at Zoom....

Nov 15, 2021 11:32 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kathy Streib 
It's good to be back in the saddle.  😃

Nov 17, 2021 05:10 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS 
Vacations will do that but so worth it, right?

Nov 17, 2021 05:11 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Thanks, Hannah Williams 
I hope you enjoyed last week's selections. 😊

Nov 17, 2021 05:11 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

HI Laura Cerrano
They're always here whenever you have the time.  Thanks for stopping in to checking out the latest selections.

Nov 17, 2021 05:12 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi George Souto 
Always lots of good stuff to catch up on, never enough time, right?

Nov 17, 2021 05:13 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Bob Crane 
Hope you're having a great week. Thanks for stopping in to check out last week's SCS selections.

Nov 17, 2021 05:13 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

You're welcome, PeterMark SEO 
Thanks for the article on Google My Business.  That kind of info is always in demand.

Nov 17, 2021 05:15 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

HI Joan Cox 
I am back but my body doesn't seem to want to get off Eastern time. I'm awake early and tired by 8:00. Of course the Fall back time change didn't help.  🤪

Nov 17, 2021 05:17 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

HI Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! 
You're welcome, and thanks for checking in on last week's selections. 

Nov 17, 2021 05:18 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

HI Ed Silva 
So much to read so little time, right Ed?  Thanks for checking in.

Nov 17, 2021 05:18 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Debe Maxwell, CRS 
With all the constant changes, it's hard (maybe impossible) to keep up with all the changes going on.

Nov 17, 2021 05:20 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

HI Andrea Bedard 
It's been great to see you in the Zoom meetings.  I can look at you and think "I know her. We ate crab together".  LOL 

Nov 17, 2021 05:21 AM
Andrea Bedard

I love this Carol Williams

Nov 17, 2021 07:55 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS 
It's good to be back but what an adventure I had!

Nov 17, 2021 05:22 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

It really is next to impossible, Carol! Yet another reason to LOVE ActiveRain and your weekly second chance posts! ❤️

Nov 17, 2021 08:52 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Another great list and I always love it when you include our dear Lou Ludwig 

Nov 19, 2021 07:28 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets 
Thanks for checking in for the weekly dose of our beloved Lou Ludwig.

Nov 19, 2021 08:36 AM